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jamaica visitor safety

Jamaica’s Airports Are Adding More Immigration Kiosks

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica is looking to reduce waiting time for travelers at its two main airports in Montego Bay and Kingston. The country’s government is planning to add more automated border-crossing kiosks to both Sangster and Norman …

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French Caribbean Carrier Air Antilles Upgrading Fleet

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Guadeloupe-based Air Antilles is upgrading its Caribbean fleet. The company, which specializes in flights around the French Caribbean, has signed an agreement with Viking Air Limited to purchase two Twin Otter Series 400 aircraft. The …

Bahamas Great Harbour Cay Airport

The Bahamas’ Great Harbour Cay Is Getting a New Airport

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the Bahamas’ most beloved, but still largely undiscovered, destinations is getting a brand-new airport. Great Harbour Cay, a tiny white-sand paradise in the heart of the country’s Berry Islands archipelago, is the site …

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st maarten caribbean tourism tradewind

 By the Caribbean Journal staff When you’re heading to one of the most luxurious destinations in the Caribbean, you want to do it in style. And that’s precisely what you get on Tradewind Aviation. The luxury Caribbean airline has launched …

puerto rico air traffic 2

 By the Caribbean Journal staff San Juan’s Luis Munoz Marin International Airport is continuing to see strong passenger growth, according to the latest data from parent company ASUR, which also operates a host of regional airports in Mexico and Colombia. …

caribbean frontier airlines aerial cancun

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Mexico’s tourism hub of Cancun is seeing renewed cruise growth following a few sluggish months, according to new data from ASUR, which manages a portfolio of regional airports that includes Cancun. Cancun handled a total …

puerto rico flights

 By the Caribbean Journal staff An airport in Puerto Rico is breaking all kinds of passenger records right now — but it’s not the one you might think. Aguadilla, the increasingly popular hub on the northwestern corner of the island of …

st maarten aviation conference

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The Caribbean’s leading aviation conference is back again for a fourth edition. This year’s Caribbean Aviation Meetup conference will be held from June 11-13 in St Maarten. “Over the past four years the Meetup has been …

st kitts booming tourism

 By Dana Niland The island of St Kitts is seeing a full-fledged tourism boom, according to the latest numbers from the country’s Ministry of Tourism. St Kitts’ Robert L. Bradshaw International Airport saw a 14.5 percent increase in tourism arrivals …

martinique airport

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Martinique’s Aime Cesaire Airport is seeing record-breaking growth so far in 2019, according to new data. The airport reported a total of 643,719 passengers in the first quarter of 2019, a 7.05 percent increase compared …

cayman islands record tourism

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor New hotels, new eateries, new flights — and record-breaking growth. Cayman Islands tourism is surging right now, according to the latest numbers from the destination’s Department of Tourism. Indeed, the Cayman Islands reported 145,804 stayover visitor arrivals …

delta puerto rico

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Puerto Rico’s airlift boom is continuing with Delta Air Lines’ planned launch of a new route from Detroit to San Juan. The nonstop route will operate weekly on Saturdays between Detroit Metropolitan Airport and San …

barbados jetblue year round

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Barbados is getting a boost from New York City-based airline JetBlue. JetBlue is expanding its weekly nonstop Saturday service from Newark Liberty to Barbados to year-round service, Caribbean Journal has learned. The extension of service will …

puerto rico air traffic 2

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Puerto Rico’s Luis Munoz International Airport in San Juan is seeing surging growth, according to new data from parent company ASUR. The airport, one of the major regional hubs in the wider Caribbean, saw a …

bahamas st vincent private island

 You may have heard of the legendary private islands, the places like Antigua’s Jumby Bay and Turks and Caicos’ Parrot Cay. But if you dig further, you’ll discover that the Caribbean is filled with all kinds of private-island destinations with …

all-inclusive expansion amresorts

 By Alexander Britell Apple Leisure Group’s surging AMResorts brand is planning another major all-inclusive expansion in the greater Caribbean. The company is set to open five new all-inclusive hotels in 2019 under the Dreams, Now and Sunscape brands. Two of …

aruba airport ceo

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Aruba’s Queen Beatrix International Airport has a new chief executive officer. The airport has tapped Joost Meijs as its new top executive, succeeding James Fazio, who had been serving in the role since 2014. Meijs …

bahamas long island airport

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A new airport could be coming to Long Island in The Bahamas. The Bahamas’ government has already launched the process toward the creation of the airport, according to Bahamas Tourism Minister Dionisio D’Aguilar. Indeed, the …